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    IDF :: More IDE flash

    Having a nosy around Super Talent's stand at IDF, we ran into a 4GiB flash drive with integrated IDE controller.
    http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=6882
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    Looks interesting, but whats the cost going to be? That would be the make or break point, for me anyway....

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    Whats the life of one of these drives compared to a norma hard disk, I've read they garentee 1million write/erase but don't knoow how this relates

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    Looking good, any ideas on how long before it comes to market?

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    Just been given some info that says the device only manages 16MB/s. Not so great :\
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    How does that speed compare to a normal 2.5" hard disk?

    EDIT: i asked this in the thread about the TDK 32gb flash drive and the opinion was that normal hard disks can manage

    50mb/s +

    Problem is, I dont care about transfer speeds, its the speed it takes to read files that is important on an htpc.
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